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Jordan: Celebrating Mubarak's Departure

In the moments following the announcement of Hosni Mubarak's stepdown, Jordanian tweeters reacted in jubilation.

Moey tweeted:

WE ARE PROUD OF YOU #EGYPT – SERIOUSLY, WTF #MUBARAK – I suggest Mubarak tweets #FML #Jan25 #Feb11 #Amman #JO #Arab

Gaith Kawar wrote:

Alf mabrouk to my Egyptian brothers… An historic day in arab history #jan25 #Egypt #Jo

Basem Aggad reported:

Celebrations gunshots in my neighbourhood here in #Amman #JO هاد الفلاحين فيه الله يهدينا ويجعلنا زي اخوانا المصريين واعيين #Jan25 #ReformJO

Khaled al-Ahmad simply wrote:

Overwhelming

Yusuf Mansur tweeted:

I will come 2 #Tahrir & kiss the ground upon which the feet of #Egyptians stamped the biggest dictator in region& marched Araby into freedom

Some set their sights on the future. Ali al-Hasani tweeted:

Palestine next? oh please god let the Palestinian people be free! #Jan25

While Mohanned al-Arabiyat warned:

What happened in egypt will not stay in egypt….

Others thanked media participants in the events. Mahmoud Lattouf wrote:

Thanks to @AJArabic for the excellent job they've done during the revolt. #Tahrir #Egypt #Jan25

LumaQ wrote:

To the reporters the brave reporters who were a big part of this revolution, mabrook, congratulations and thank you! #egypt

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